iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Vision Aid Overseas

Listen now 3 mins

Listen in pop-out player

Vision Aid Overseas

Duration:
3 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 09 May 2010

Fiona Bruce presents the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the charity Vision Aid Overseas.

Donations to Vision Aid Overseas should be sent to FREEPOST BBC Radio 4 Appeal, please mark the back of your envelope Vision Aid Overseas. Credit cards: Freephone 0800 404 8144. If you are a UK tax payer, please provide Vision Aid Overseas with your full name and address so they can claim the Gift Aid on your donation. The online and phone donation facilities are not currently available to listeners without a UK postcode.

Registered Charity Number: 1081695.

  • Mercy from Ghana in her classroom

    Mercy from Ghana in her classroom

    Mercy Cobbah was a teacher from Ghana who needed glasses to read. Without these her working life was difficult due to severe headaches and she was considering leaving her work. Vision Aid Overseas provided Mercy with a pair of glasses that made it possible for her to continue working and ensure her students could learn how to read and write.

  • An eye examination by vision aid overseas

    An eye examination by vision aid overseas

  • sewing is made possible by vision aid overseas

    sewing is made possible by vision aid overseas

  • A boy wearing Vision Aid Overseas glasses

    A boy wearing Vision Aid Overseas glasses

  • children wait for an eye examination

    children wait for an eye examination

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.